Tidewater Selects GroupOne for EHR Implementation

A Leading Provider of Comprehensive Orthopedic Care on the Virginia Peninsula Chooses Leading EMR Consulting Firm and Billing Specialist to Implement Award Winning Electronic Medical Records Software

JEFFERSON CITY, MO--(Marketwired - Apr 11, 2013) - GroupOne Health Source, Inc., an electronic health record consulting and billing firm, was selected by Tidewater Orthopaedic Associates to implement the eClinicalWorks (eCW) electronic health records system for its approximately 25 affiliated healthcare providers. 

GroupOne Health Source is a "Gold Certified" distribution, installation, and implementation partner of the EHR incentive certified eClinicalWorks system. eClinicalWorks has been certified by an ONC-Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). GroupOne has been a partner with eClinicalWorks and a top reseller since 2004.

Tidewater Orthopaedic Associates, a leading provider of orthopedic care on the Virginia Peninsula, offers advanced sub-specialty care in joint, spine, hand, sports, and trauma combined with physical therapy, occupational therapy, and diagnostic imaging services.

As part of eClinicalWorks' comprehensive EHR solution, Tidewater will receive the following product features:

  • eClinicalWorks EMR/PM enables clinicians to manage patient flow, immediately access patient records in-house or remotely, electronically communicate with the referring physicians and securely send consult notes and clinical data
  • eClinicalWorks Patient Portal allows patients and doctors to communicate securely via the Internet
  • eClinicalWorks eBO® performs clinical and financial analytics
  • eClinicalMobile® permits Tidewater's physicians to access the system at any time through their smart phone
  • eClinicalMessenger® acts as a messaging service that utilizes Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) to enable physician practices to send messages, in batches or singularly, to patients for aspects of care. This includes appointment reminders, lab results, diagnostic imaging and statements
  • P2POpen™ provides practice-to-practice, provider-to-provider communications in a peer-to-peer environment

"After a detailed search among all EHR platforms and vendors, we selected the unified eClinicalWorks system from GroupOne for its superior adaptability and overall excellent performance in orthopedic practice settings," said Eva-Maria Klenner, CEO at Tidewater. "Tidewater Orthopaedic strives to be an orthopedic industry leader when it comes to adopting modern technological innovations. This commitment allows us to provide unmatched patient care and results. We chose GroupOne as our implementation partner because of their unique experience as not only an eClinicalWorks certified vendor, but a resource for existing eClinicalWorks users for advanced training in the best practices of modern, paperless medical offices." 

"We are pleased to be working with the Tidewater Orthopaedic Associates," said Dianne Swanson, president and co-founder of GroupOne. "The eClinicalWorks EHR system will be an important resource that will allow the Tidewater physicians to effectively and efficiently meet high quality of care goals set by the practice, through Meaningful Use and other initiatives designed to improve patient care."

About eClinicalWorks
eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company's comprehensive electronic health records and practice management solution is proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, as well as medium, small and solo practices regardless of specialty. The company enjoys high profitability with a five-year compounded growth rate of more than 100 percent year-to-year. With an established customer base of more than 220,000 providers and 410,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 5000 for the past five consecutive years. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Chicago, California and Georgia.

About GroupOne Health Source, Inc.
Founded in 1991, GroupOne Health Source is a full-service medical billing, transcription, technology and consulting firm. GroupOne's "Best in Class" services have been recognized by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) in the association's list of top medical business service organizations. GroupOne has extensive experience in all aspects of healthcare practice management, and maintains a diverse client base located throughout the U.S.

GroupOne's Medical Billing Center also utilizes eClinicalWorks to provide billing services for hundreds of physician practices. As an everyday user of the eClinicalWorks system, GroupOne has a unique advantage when implementing the award winning system in a variety of practice settings. It's an important advantage to have eClinicalWorks and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) billing experts assisting with a transition to an EMR.

For more information about GroupOne or to register for various online demonstrations, visit www.grouponehealthsource.com or call 800-769-5288.

About Tidewater Orthopaedic Associates
The mission of Tidewater is to provide the best patient experience through the highest quality of specialty orthopedic care blending sound medical ethics, technical excellence, integration of team members, and a commitment to leadership. Tidewater Ortho values the trust patients place in them to help return to a more active lifestyle. Their goal is to provide the highest level of expert, ethical, orthopedic care to patients. Specialties include: Total Joint Replacements, Arthroscopic Surgery, Shoulder Hand & Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation, Knee Surgery and others.

eClinicalWorks is a registered trademark of eClinicalWorks, LLC. All other trademarks or service marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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